1. Defiant: American POWs in Vietnam's Most Infamous Prison by Alvin Townley

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    On September 25 at noon, Alvin Townley delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "Defiant: American POWs in Vietnam's Most Infamous Prison." During the Vietnam War, hundreds of American prisoners of…

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    • Thomas Jefferson’s Enlightenment—Paris, 1785 by James C. Thompson

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      On September 11 at noon, James C. Thompson delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "Thomas Jefferson’s Enlightenment—Paris, 1785." Thomas Jefferson's Enlightenment--Paris 1785In the summer of 1784,…

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      • Nature's Civil War: Common Soldiers and the Environment in 1862 Virginia by Kathryn Shively Meier

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        On August 14 at noon, Kathryn Shively Meier delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "Nature's Civil War: Common Soldiers and the Environment in 1862 Virginia." Nature's Civil War: Common Soldiers and…

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        • From a Richmond Streetcar: Life through the Lens of Harris Stilson by Kitty Snow

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          On July 10, Kitty Snow delivererd a Banner Lecture entitled "From a Richmond Streetcar: Life through the Lens of Harris Stilson." Streetcar motorman Harris Stilson spent countless hours using his…

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          • Hazel and Fulton Chauncey Lecture - Lee at Appomattox by Elizabeth R. Varon

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            Robert E. Lee's surrender to Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Court House evokes a highly gratifying image in the popular mind—it was, many believe, a moment that transcended politics, a moment of healing,…

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            • The Men Who Lost America: British Leadership, the American Revolution, and the Fate of the Empire by Andrew O’Shaughnessy

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              On May 22 Andrew O’Shaughnessy will delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "The Men Who Lost America: British Leadership, the American Revolution, and the Fate of the Empire." The loss of America…

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              • Stuart G. Christian, Jr., Lecture - "Frozen in Time: An Epic Story of Survival and a Modern Quest for Lost Heroes of WWII

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                On April 16, Mitchell Zuckoff delivered the 2014 Stuart G. Christian, Jr., Lecture entitled "Frozen in Time: An Epic Story of Survival and a Modern Quest for Lost Heroes of World War II."

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                • Monty Fenner from Oscar Smith HS

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                  Monty Fenner wakes up and dreams about school, football, school, and football. Here he shares how being dedicated to those dreams are paying off.

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                  • Drew Langley - Tangier Island, VA

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                    • "We Cannot be Tame Spectators": Four Centuries of Virginia Women's History by Cynthia A. Kierner

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                      From before Jamestown to our own new millennium, women have been central figures in the families and communities of the Old Dominion. In recent decades, historians have also shown that Virginia women—as…

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